Buses from Manchester to Glasgow

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Manchester to Glasgow

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12:45Manchester, Coach Station5h35 18:20Glasgow, Buchanan
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from Manchester
to Glasgow

Showing times and prices for Sep 16

Fastest Journey

5 h 35 m

Average

5 h 35 m

Buses per day

1

Distance

295 km

Of the 1 bus that leave Manchester for Glasgow every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct bus cover the 295 km distance in an average of 5 h 35 m but if you time it right, some bus will get you there in just 5 h 35 m .

The slowest bus will take 5 h 35 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

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12:45Manchester, Coach Station5h35 18:20Glasgow, Buchanan
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$261One-way

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Prices across different modes

Train
Bus
Flight
Mon
Sep 16
$42First Transpennine Express
$26National Express
$131Flybe
Tue
Sep 17
$30First Transpennine Express
$19National Express
$107Flybe
Wed
Sep 18
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$19National Express
$89Flybe
Thu
Sep 19
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$21National Express
$131Flybe
Fri
Sep 20
$46First Transpennine Express
$19National Express
$89Flybe
Sat
Sep 21
$46First Transpennine Express
$19National Express
$73Flybe
Sun
Sep 22
$52Virgin Trains
$18National Express
$73Flybe
Mon
Sep 23
$30First Transpennine Express
$26National Express
$61Flybe
Tue
Sep 24
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$15National Express
$61Flybe
Wed
Sep 25
$23First Transpennine Express
$18National Express
$61Flybe
Thu
Sep 26
$52First Transpennine Express
$15National Express
$61Flybe
Fri
Sep 27
$46First Transpennine Express
$19National Express
$73Flybe
Sat
Sep 28
$46First Transpennine Express
$15National Express
$61Flybe
Sun
Sep 29
$48Virgin Trains
$26National Express
$61Flybe
Mon
Sep 30
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$21National Express
$61Flybe
Tue
Oct 1
$35First Transpennine Express
$18National Express
$48Flybe
Wed
Oct 2
$23First Transpennine Express
$15National Express
$48Flybe
Thu
Oct 3
$30First Transpennine Express
$19National Express
$48Flybe
Fri
Oct 4
$42First Transpennine Express
$15National Express
$61Flybe
Sat
Oct 5
$35First Transpennine Express
$18National Express
$90Flybe

The cheapest buses

from Manchester
to Glasgow

Showing times and prices for Sep 16

Cheapest

$26

Average

$26

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Manchester to Glasgow will cost around $ 26 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 26.

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12:45Manchester, Coach Station5h35 18:20Glasgow, Buchanan
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$261One-way

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Journey Summary

Manchester to Glasgow Bus Information

Avg. Bus Duration:
6 hours 34 minutes
Coach Ticket Price: $17
Buses depart from:Manchester
Bus arrives in:Glasgow
Distance:295 km
BusBus Companies:National Express

Buses from Manchester to Glasgow: Journey Details

Buses from Manchester to Glasgow are operated by both Megabus and National Express Coaches, with regular departures throughout the day, from around 1:00 a.m., until about 7:30 p.m. The route is direct, with a journey time of approximately 5 hours and departures seven days a week.

Taking the Bus from Manchester

Buses from Manchester to Glasgow depart from either Manchester Coach Station, centrally located on Chorlton Street, or the Shudehill Interchange, slightly further out of the city. Both arrival points are linked by the city's Metrolink tram system and local First Bus routes, with night buses running throughout the week. Taxis are available at both Manchester Coach Station and Shudehill Interchange.

Getting into Glasgow by Bus

Glasgow, on the banks of the River Clyde, is Scotland's largest city and has the distinction of being a UNESCO City of Music, with over 100 events every week, ranging from opera to Celtic music. Visitors will also find the architecture and art of Charles Rennie Mackintosh, as well as world-class museums and galleries, such as the Kelvingrove Art Gallery. The Riverside Museum is full of antique vehicles, while the Glasgow Science Centre has lots of interactive fun for visitors of all ages. Glasgow also has plenty of good shopping, fine dining and a lively nightlife. Buses from Manchester to Glasgow arrive at the city's Buchanan Street Bus Station, located in the city centre. Metro trains and Scottish Citylink, McGill and Stagecoach First Scotland Buses, provide frequent routes around the city, to the suburbs, the university and the airport. These services include frequent night bus routes. A taxi rank is also located at Buchanan Street Bus Station.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Manchester
BusManchester (Coach Station)

Amenities

Refreshments
WC

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